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Dr. Haruo Shirane

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Shincho Professor of Japanese Lit...

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Columbia University
64 Morningside Dr.
New York, New York 10027
United States

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Employment History


  • PhD. , Japanese literature
    Columbia University
  • B.A. , English literature and Oriental Studies
    Columbia University
  • M.A. , Japanese literature
    University of Michigan
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Keynote address by Haruo ..., 8 Mar 2013 [cached]
Keynote address by Haruo Shirane, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture at Columbia University.
Elegant representations of nature, explicitly the four seasons, fill a wide range of Japanese genres and media - from poetry and screen painting to tea ceremony flower arrangement, and screen painting to tea ceremony, flower arrangement, and annual observances. Haruo Shirane shows, for the first time, how, when, and why this occurred and explicates the richly encoded social, religious, and political meanings these representations embodied.
HARUO SHIRANE is Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture at Columbia University. He is the author and editor of numerous books on Japanese literature, including: Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts; Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho; and Bridge of Dreams: Poetics of the Tale of Genji.
Haruo Shirane ..., 14 Sept 2013 [cached]
Haruo Shirane (ed.) Publisher: Columbia University Press
Among those speaking at the dinner, ..., 12 April 1996 [cached]
Among those speaking at the dinner, which served as the official opening of the Kôbô Abé Commemorative Symposium at Columbia, were Professor Haruo Shirane, director of the Center; Rupp; Ambassador Yoshio Karita, consul general of Japan in New York; Professor Carol Gluck, president of the Association of Asian Studies; Professor Barbara Ruch, founding director of the Center; Muneharu Kusaba, executive vice president of the Japan Foundation, Tokyo; Peter Grilli, executive director of the Center; Seiji Tsutsumi, chairman of the Saison Corp., and Professor Donald Keene, Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature and University Professor Emeritus.
Haruo ..., 20 June 2012 [cached]
Haruo Shirane Columbia University, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
With speakers (Donald Keene, Haruo ..., 7 Feb 2008 [cached]
With speakers (Donald Keene, Haruo Shirane, and others), an exhibition of books and photographs, and free distribution of Edward Seidensticker's most recent writings.
Haruo Shirane, Professor of Japanese Literature, Columbia University
To celebrate the one-thousandth anniversary of The Tale of Genji, one of the great classics of Japanese literature, the Keene Center presents a special lecture by Haruo Shirane, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature at Columbia University. Prof. Shirane is an eminent Genji scholar and is editor of the recent publication Envisioning the Tale of Genji: Media, Gender, and Cultural Production (Columbia University Press, 2008).
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